On deck: Critical Microsoft Office, Excel, Windows patches

On deck: Critical Microsoft Office, Excel, Windows patches

Summary: Microsoft plans to ship six bulletins with patches for multiple code execution vulnerabilities affecting Office, Excel, Windows and the .NET Framework.

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Critical Office, Windows PatchesMicrosoft plans to ship six bulletins with patches for multiple code execution vulnerabilities affecting Office, Excel, Windows and the .NET Framework.

Three of the six bulletin will be rated "critical," Microsoft highest severity rating.

The Patch Tuesday batch will also include two "important" bulletins with patches for holes in Office, Publisher and Windows XP Pro.

The sixth update will include a "moderate" fix for an information disclosure hole affecting Windows Vista.

Topics: Windows, Microsoft

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  • Will they fix this?

    Probably not.

    http://news.softpedia.com/news/Forget-about-the-WGA-20-Windows-Vista-Features-and-Services-Harvest-User-Data-for-Microsoft-58752.shtml

    Spyware is okay as long as it's only reporting to Microsoft. lol.
    Chad_z
    • Wow! Thanks for that!

      This is just another to add to my list of reasons as to why my transition from XP will be to Linux.
      MGP2
      • PCLinuxOS check it out

        I use it and I love it!!!
        Hrothgar - PCLinuxOS User